From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcompletecom‧plete1 /kəmˈpliːt/ ●●●S2W1 adjective 🔊 🔊 1COMPLETELY[usually before noun] used to emphasize that a quality or situation is as great as it could possibly be syn total 🔊 The police were in complete control of the situation. 🔊 Their engagement came as a complete surprise to me. 🔊 This is a complete waste of time.a complete fool/idiot etc 🔊 Meg realized she’d been a complete fool. 🔊 a complete stranger 🔊 The darkness was almost complete.2COMPLETEincluding all parts, details, facts etc and with nothing missing syn whole opp incomplete 🔊 a complete set of china 🔊 The list below is not complete. 🔊 the complete works of Shakespeare (=a book, CD etc containing everything Shakespeare wrote)3[not before noun]FINISH DOING somethingfinished opp incomplete 🔊 Work on the new building is nearly complete.4 →complete with something —completeness noun [uncountable] 🔊 For the sake of completeness I should mention one further argument.